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LANCASTER LIBRARY PROJECT FINALLY UNDERWAY

It’s been 10-years in the making. The project to renovate and add onto the Schreiner Memorial Library in Lancaster is finally underway. A groundbreaking ceremony for it was held Saturday morning. Library Director, Jennifer Bernetzke.

Bernetzke admits the project is still short of its’ fund raising goal.

Lancaster Mayor Jerry Wehrle publicly thanked retired Library Director Alan Tollefson for the key role he played in getting city officials to realize,  the library needed improvements. The $3.5-million project should be done by next Spring. The library would move back in m by September 2015.

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Ryland Park in Lancaster is now a construction zone as the renovation and building project for the Schreiner Memorial Library is underway. A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the library on Saturday morning. Library Board member Barb Tucker says over the past 10-years there have been a lot of highs and lows to get to this point.

Lancaster Mayor Jerry Wehrle calls the library a beacon of information and knowledge for all people. Midwest Builders of Fennimore is the general contractor, and work should begin on the library tomorrow (today) (7/7).

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The fence is up around Ryland Park in Lancaster, as the renovation and building project for the Schreiner Memorial Library is underway. A groundbreaking ceremony for the project was held on Saturday morning. Rob Rands is the President of Midwest Builders.

Rands says you’ll see a significant change to the building with the addition to the library being built on the north side of the current facility.  He says it could be completed by next July. Library Director Jennifer Bernetzke says the library hopes to be in the renovated building before September 2015.

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